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71
Diderot, Denis and Jean d’Alembert
ENCYCLOPÉDIE OU DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNÉ DES ARTS ET DES MÉTIERS. PARIS: BRIASSON, DAVID, LE BRETON AND DURAND, 1751-1757, 1762-1772; VOL.8-17: NEUCHATEL: SAMUEL FAULCHE & CIE, 1765
Estimate
6,0008,000
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71
Diderot, Denis and Jean d’Alembert
ENCYCLOPÉDIE OU DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNÉ DES ARTS ET DES MÉTIERS. PARIS: BRIASSON, DAVID, LE BRETON AND DURAND, 1751-1757, 1762-1772; VOL.8-17: NEUCHATEL: SAMUEL FAULCHE & CIE, 1765
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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Diderot, Denis and Jean d’Alembert
ENCYCLOPÉDIE OU DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNÉ DES ARTS ET DES MÉTIERS. PARIS: BRIASSON, DAVID, LE BRETON AND DURAND, 1751-1757, 1762-1772; VOL.8-17: NEUCHATEL: SAMUEL FAULCHE & CIE, 1765
28 volumes only (of 35), comprising 17 text volumes and 11 plate volumes, folio (430 x 270mm.), half-titles (except in text vols 8-17), engraved frontispiece at start of volume 1 (with its own half-title and explanatory leaf), woodcut device on title-pages, some woodcut initials, head-and tailpieces, over 2500 engraved plates (some folding or double-page), contemporary half calf over speckled paper boards, UNCUT, lacking 5 volumes of supplement and 2 volumes of tables, bindings slightly worn
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Printing and the Mind of Man 200

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AN UNCUT COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT'S MONUMENTAL CONTRIBUTION TO UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE.

Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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London